Two important partners with Public Health Departments’ Communities Putting Prevention to Work Obesity Prevention Initiative, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and Working Partnerships USA, recently submitted op-eds to the San Jose Mercury News.
Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) represents more than 375 Silicon Valley employers. On June 6 SVLG announced the launch of “Let’s Move Silicon Valley Businesses” at its Health Happens in the Workplace event. This represents a new effort…Continue
Added by Christina Oshinsky on July 3, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments
The Downtown Gilroy Farmers’ Market in Gilroy, CA and the Fairground Outdoor Farmers’ Market in San Jose, CA started accepting CalFresh at their markets in 2012. Each market serves an area in Santa Clara County that will help provide fresh fruits and vegetables to low income community members. The expansion of CalFresh to these farmers' markets was made possible through the Communities Putting Prevention to Work grant.
To learn more about these farmers' markets, download promotional…Continue
Added by Christina Oshinsky on May 4, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments
Santa Clara County, CA -- On April 3, 2012, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the third annual County Health Rankings report, in observance of National Public Health Week. According to the…Continue
Added by Christina Oshinsky on April 30, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments